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Hispanic Heritage Month: Proyecto Ayuda Scholarship Fund
Yhanira Adán Martinez got her letter of acceptance from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) while hanging laundry with her mother during her high school senior year in Eagle Pass, […]
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By Sean M. Wood
September 28, 2023
National Grandparents Day: Parenting Redux
The first Sunday following Labor Day is designated as National Grandparents Day, founded in 1978.  This day is set aside to honor grandparents similar to honoring parents on Mother’s Day and […]
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By Jennifer Brackett
September 8, 2023
First Generation Legacy Scholars Off To College!
SAN ANTONIO – The inaugural group of San Antonio Area Foundation Legacy Scholarship recipients is officially off to college!  Before they begin their higher education careers thanks to their new […]
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By Cristiana Salinas
August 24, 2023
Back To School: Empowering Youth-Centered Nonprofits
The return of students to school this month provides a somber reminder that our community still has a long way to go toward achieving equitable educational attainment.  According to 2023 […]
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By Kiko Martinez
August 15, 2023
Tackling Loneliness Crisis Among Older Adults
The concept of wellness transcends more than just good health or the absence of illness or disease. Wellness is self-care – taking care of the whole person, mind, body and […]
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By Kelley Gallant and Chelsea Carriker
August 3, 2023
Disability Pride Month: Facing Lingering Challenges 
More than 30 years ago this month, history was made with the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities, including in employment, transportation, public […]
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By Melanie Cawthon
July 10, 2023
I am the dream
SA Area Foundation Awards $1.5 Million To 50+ Nonprofits
The San Antonio Area Foundation awarded $1.5 million to more than four dozen local nonprofits in its first round of new three-year grants. A total of 51 nonprofits in the […]
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By Hernan Rozemberg
July 7, 2023
Saying Goodbye and Good Luck to our Pioneering Colleague
So long and happy retirement, Sandie! The Area Foundation would like to extend our utmost appreciation to Sandie Palomo-Gonzalez, who retired last month after 16 years with the organization. Sandie […]
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By Cristiana Salinas
July 6, 2023
Celebrating Area Foundation Scholarship Recipients
Did you know that the Area Foundation houses more 120 scholarship funds? That typically translates to more than $5 million awarded yearly, even more now with our new Legacy Scholarship. […]
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By Cristiana Salinas
June 28, 2023
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